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Michigan Peach Crop Suffers After Harsh Winter

An expert says it’s been decades since the losses were so bad.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/28/2014

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Michigan Farmers Welcome Rain As Crops Struggle

Is this steady rain enough to take the edge off the drought for local farmers?

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/10/2012


Drought Drives Up Cost Of Meat

If you’re a meat eater, you might want to brace yourself for sticker shock at the market.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/09/2012

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Drought Conditions Persist In Michigan

The undersecretary for the USDA Farm & Foreign Agriculture Service toured Michigan farms as crops suffer in dry conditions.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/16/2012


Early Spring A Threat, Farmers Fret

The unseasonably warm weather has created a tense situation for Michigan farmers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/24/2012

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Michigan State University Gets Crop Research Cash

Michigan State University researchers have secured new federal grants connected to specialty crop production.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/15/2011

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Michigan To Receive $1.3M In US Agriculture Grants

Proposals to promote western Michigan agri-tourism, expand the state’s plum market and try new technology for growing asparagus and dry beans are among nearly two dozen that will share in $1.3 million in federal agriculture grants.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/09/2011

Farmers Lament Relentless Rain

If the start of barbecue season has you dreaming of an ear of Michigan-grown corn, you’ll have to wait longer this year to sink your teeth into it.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/26/2011


Tomato, Lettuce Prices Triple Following Freeze

Have you noticed that you’re paying more for tomatoes?

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/04/2011